Definition of Sauce

  • (n.) A composition of condiments and appetizing ingredients eaten with food as a relish; especially, a dressing for meat or fish or for puddings; as, mint sauce; sweet sauce, etc.
  • (n.) Any garden vegetables eaten with meat.
  • (n.) Stewed or preserved fruit eaten with other food as a relish; as, apple sauce, cranberry sauce, etc.
  • (n.) Sauciness; impertinence.
  • (v. t.) To accompany with something intended to give a higher relish; to supply with appetizing condiments; to season; to flavor.
  • (v. t.) To cause to relish anything, as if with a sauce; to tickle or gratify, as the palate; to please; to stimulate; hence, to cover, mingle, or dress, as if with sauce; to make an application to.
  • (v. t.) To make poignant; to give zest, flavor or interest to; to set off; to vary and render attractive.
  • (v. t.) To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be impudent or saucy to.
  • (n.) A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the stump.

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